YA fantasy Wattpad sensation Taran Matharu is the author of "The Summoner" series, which includes two New York Times bestsellers: The Novice and The Inquisition. Taran began writing the Summoner series in November 2013 at the age of 22, taking part in the Internet writing phenomenon Nanowrimo. On Wattpad, The Novice has been read over 7.5 million times! The third book in the series is The Battlemage, to be published by Feiwel & Friends in May 2017. Taran Matharu is a half-Brazilian, half-Indian author, born and raised in London.
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